Category: Social Action

Support group forming for ex-prisoners

Yavneh and St. Mark’s seek to help released women St. Mark’s and Yavneh plan to form a pilot reentry support circle with Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women. Many women – particularly those for whom drugs and substance use led to their convictions – risk re-engagement with their previous lifestyles if they…

St. Mark’s joins the Women’s March

On this past Saturday morning, members of St. Mark’s joined what became a global phenomenon as women and men across the globe joined in the Women’s March for equal rights. Organizers estimated the Raleigh crowd at up to 20,000. For more on the Raleigh…

Social Action to meet Sunday

The Social Action Committee has much to discuss Sunday. Please plan to attend our Social Action Committee meeting this Sunday, Jan. 29, from noon to 1pm in one of the classrooms of our Community Life Center. Because we haven’t had a meeting since before the holidays,…

Hand-made gifts from Malawi for sale Sunday, Dec. 11

Community Time on Dec. 11 is offered in thanks for the 20th anniversary of the Malawi Children’s Village orphan care project. St. Mark’s has been supportive of this effort, chaired by Tom Vitaglione, from the beginning. There will be Malawian hand-crafted items…

Help us provide gift bags for women prisoners

St. Mark’s will again participate in creating gift bags for the women in the minimum security unit of the NC Women’s Prison. Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women is sponsoring the bags for all women in the unit. There are fewer items this year, but…